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Former Indiana basketball guard Yogi Ferrell signs with Partizan Basketball Club



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As it was announced, former Indiana basketball guard Yogi Ferrell signs a deal with Partizan Basketball Club. - Mandatory Credit: Trevor Ruszkowski-USA TODAY Sports

Former Indiana basketball guard Yogi Ferrell has joined a new pro basketball club. As it was announced per the Indiana basketball Twitter account, Yogi Ferrel has joined the Partizan Basketball Club in Belgrade, Serbia.

This new comes just 4 months after Ferrell signed a deal with the Shanghai Sharks and played alongside former Indiana basketball forward Noah Vonleh for a short stint.

Before going to play overseas, Ferrell played five total seasons in the NBA for teams including the Brooklyn Nets, Dallas Mavericks, Sacramento Kings, Cleveland Cavaliers and Los Angeles Clippers.

He went undrafted in the 2016 NBA Draft.

He played in a total of 259 games during his NBA career where he averaged 7.7 points, 2.1 rebounds, 2.3 assists and 20 minuets per game. He was also named a part of the NBA All-Rookie Second Team in the 2016-17 season.

Despite having a short yet solid NBA career Yogi Ferrell is mostly known for his time playing for Indiana from 2012-16 where he became ones of the all-time great Hoosier guards in program history.

During his time with the Hoosiers, he reached accolades such as 2× First-team All-Big Ten (2015, 2016), Big Ten All-Freshman Team (2013), and Second-team All-Big Ten (2014), Big Ten All-Defensive team (2016).

He also helped lead the Hoosiers to two Big Ten regular season championships (2013, 2016) while also becoming the all-time leader in assists in program history.

Before coming to Indiana, the Park Tudor (IN) product was a 2012 McDonald’s All-American.

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Kyler Staley is a Basketball Recruiting Analyst for Hoosier Illustrated, a comprehensive site covering news, updates and recruiting for Indiana University athletics. Kyler has been in the basketball recruiting industry since 2019 and is a credentialed media member. He has covered Indiana since 2021 while continuing to also work for Prep Hoops Indiana. He has previously worked for Rivals.